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Nadine Dimick Nursing Scholarship
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation offers the Nadine Dimick Nursing Scholarship to encourage students in the Sacramento area to pursue careers in nursing.

The Sacramento Region Community Foundation established this scholarship to honor Nadine Dimick’s dedication to community service and commitment to nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in the Sacramento City College nursing program.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Award:  At least $1000
Deadline:  May 31

Contact:   Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Scholarship Administrator, 740 University Avenue, Suite 110, Sacramento CA, 95825; (916) 921-7723; [email protected]

 

NADONA /LTC (National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care)

 Since 1986 this association is dedicated to the support and education of professionals in long term care.  The NADONA University offers certifications in a variety of important educational levels for nurses working long term care.

Scholarships available include Stephanie Carroll Scholarship and Margaret Godfrey Scholarship – Michigan Chapter.  Both are available to students seeking a nursing education with a focus in long term care.

Contact: NADONA/LTC, Reed Hartman Tower, Suite 210, Cincinnati OH 45241

Telephone: 513 791-3679 or 800 222-0539

 

NAHN Scholarships (National Association of Hispanic Nurses)

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses was started to help support health care in Hispanic communities and provide opportunity for education and leadership in Hispanic nurses.

Please visit their web sites for yearly scholarship opportunity information.

Contact: NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses, 1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 400, Washington DC 20004

Telephone: 202 387-2477

Email: [email protected]

 

(The) Nancy Gerald Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This $500 one time scholarship is available to students from the northern 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle who are entering in to the field of nursing.  Applicants must be attending their studies at Amarillo College or West Texas A & M University.

Eligibility includes maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or greater

Contact: Amarillo Area Foundation, 801 S. Fillmore St., Suite 700, Amarillo TX 79101

Telephone: 806 376-4521

Deadline: February 1

 

National Association of Hispanic Nurses – Michigan Chapter Scholarship

Contact: NAHN-MI Chapter Scholarship Committee, c/o 769 Fox River Drive, Bloomfield Twp, MI 48304

 

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON)

This foundation, established in 1994, looks to help educate and support nurses working in the field of orthopedics.  Grants and scholarships are awarded through kind donations of supporters to their cause.

Academic scholarships of $2,000 are available to NAON members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate online studies through GCU’s College of Nursing and College of health Sciences.

Applications should be made through the Grand Cantons University web site; http://www.gcu.edu/ec/jcubas

Contact: NAON Foundation, 390 North Main Street, Alpharetta Georgia 30009

Telephone: 678 341-0809

Email: [email protected]

 

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

There are a number of grants and scholarships available through the NAPNAP Foundation, supporting ongoing nursing education and research in the field of pediatric nursing.

Grants are available to registered nurses already practicing in pediatrics.

Grants available include:

NAPNAP/Abbott Nutrition DNP Capstone Project – six at $1,000 each

NAPNAP Foundation Nursing Research Grant – 2 each

Graduate Student Research Grant – given to a NAPNAP member enrolled in studies to become a pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Innovative Health Care Small Grant – given to embers or chapters working on projects to improve the overall health of children

Scholarships Available:

Elaine Gelman Scholarship Award – Awarded to legislatively active pediatric nurse practitioner student

McNeil Rural Scholarship – Awarded to students who will be practicing as a pediatric nurse in a rural or underserviced area

Reckitt Benckiser PNP Scholarship – Financial support awarded to a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who wishes to attend the NAPNAP Annual Conference

Reckitt Benckiser Student Scholarship – Financial support awarded to 2 pediatric nurse practitioner students wishing to attend the NAPNAP Annual Conference

Contact: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), 20 Brace Road, Suite 200, Cherry Hill NJ 08034-2634

Telephone: 856 857-9700

Email: [email protected]

 

National Black Nurses Association, Inc (NBNA)

This organization has made available scholarships strictly geared toward the African American population.  Dollar amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000 help provide nurses with the means to access continuing education opportunities to advance their nursing careers.

Eligibility includes membership with the NBNA and current enrollment in an approved nursing program.

Scholarships available:

Board of Directors Scholarship

Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship

Esther Colliflower/VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Scholarship

Maria Dudley Advanced Scholarship

Margaret Pemberton Scholarship

Martha A. Dawson Genesis Scholarship

Martha R. Dudley LPN/LVN Scholarship

Reverend Pauline L. Cole Scholarship

Rita E. Miller Scholarship

Sheila Haley Scholarship

United Health Foundation Scholarship

For more information on each scholarship, visit here: African American Black Nursing Scholarships

Contact: National Black Nurses Association, Scholarship Committee, 8630 Fenton Street, Suite 330, Silver Spring MD 20910

Telephone: 301 589-3200

Email: [email protected]

 

The National Center for Learning Disabilities

The center is dedicated to helping those with disabilities reach their fullest potentials.  The organization offers a couple of scholarships. The scholarships may be directed toward any field of study, including nursing.  The student would need to ensure that the area of nursing they wish to focus on has no particular hurdles that a student could not overcome.

The Anne Ford Scholarship

Hosted by the National Center for Learning Disabilities this scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school student entering a 4 year college program. There is no stipulation about studies so studies toward a baccalaureate degree in nursing would qualify.  The dollar value for this scholarship is $10,000, awarded as $2,500 each year.

Eligibility includes a student with a learning disability who is enrolled in full time studies towards a bachelor’s degree. Overall GPA must be 3.0 or higher

Allegra Ford Scholarship

This scholarship from the National Center for Learning Disabilities is for $2,500 and awarded to a graduating high school student entering a 2 year community college program, or a vocational program. Students seeking to become Licensed Vocational Nurses might qualify for this scholarship.

Eligibility for this scholarship includes a recognized learning disability, proven participation in school or community activities and a demonstrated financial need.

Deadline: December 31 for both scholarships

Contact: National Center for Learning Disabilities, 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401, New York NY 10016

Telephone: 212 545-7510

Email: [email protected]

 

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

The organization offers 30 scholarships each year to persons who are considered to be legally blind.  Though a career in certain areas of nursing may be impossible, many areas may still be open to individuals who desire a career in nursing.

If during your career as a nurse you have become legally blind then these scholarships may assist you in finding a second career.

Eligibility includes pursuit of a full time degree education, or part time attendance at school while working full time.

Deadline: March 31

Contact: National Federation of the Blind, 200 East Wells Street (at Jernigan Place), Baltimore Maryland 21230

Telephone: 410 659-9314 ext 2415

 

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

This foundation offers grants and scholarships to students based upon merit and academic achievement.  Scholarships can range from $2,000 to $12,000 and are available to students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate studies in nursing.

Eligibility includes maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The applicant must also have an ancestor who has immigrated to the USA from Italy.

Deadline: March 2

Contact:  NIAF, 1860 19th Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 202 939-3118

 

National Japanese American Citizens League – Scholarships (JACL)

Since 1946 this organization has helped many Japanese-American citizens with their educational goals.  Today they provide over 30 scholarship awards to qualified students.  Qualifying study programs include undergraduate and graduate nursing studies.  Applicants must be JACL members, nut may be of any ethnic background.

Eligibility includes being enrolled in full time studies at a qualifying college or university within the United States.

Contact: National JACL Headquarters, 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco CA 94115

Telephone: 415 921-5225

Email: [email protected]

 

National Need for Nursing Scholarship
The University of Evansville offers the National Need for Nursing Scholarship for students pursuing careers in nursing.   The University of Evansville offers two programs for nursing students:  Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the RN to BSN program.   The eligible candidate must have and must have been accepted to the University of Evansville’s nursing program.  The candidate must also have a combined SAT score of 1530 or ACT score of 23.

Award:  $18,000
Deadline:  May 31

Contact:   Don Vos, Dean of Admission, University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville IN, 47722; (812) 488-2468; [email protected]

 

(The) Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program

The NHHSP is a federally funded program providing scholarship dollars to native Hawaiian peoples who wish to pursue careers in the health care field.  A number of the scholarships include funds for those wishing to train as a nurse, right from an associate’s degree to a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Contact: The Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program, 894 Queen Street, Honolulu HI 96813

Telephone: 808 585-8944

Email: [email protected]

 

Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Research Grant
The Neuroscience Nursing Foundation offers the Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Research Grant to support research projects that help develop the knowledgebase of neuroscience nursing and help increase the quality of patient care.  The eligible candidate must be a student who is a Registered Nurse in a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program, or a post-graduate program.  The candidate must be a “new investigator” who has not received funding for a research project in the past.

Award:   Up to $10,000
Deadline:  August 15

Contact:   Neuroscience Nursing Foundation, 4700 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025; (888) 557-2266; [email protected]

 

Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship
The Neuroscience Nursing Foundation offers the Neuroscience Nursing Foundation Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in neuroscience nursing.  The eligible candidate must attend or plan to attend an NLN accredited nursing program with plans to work as a neuroscience nurse.   The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Master of Science in Nursing degree or a Doctoral of Nursing Practice degree.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   Up to $1500
Deadline:  February 1

Contact:   Neuroscience Nursing Foundation, 4700 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025; (888) 557-2266; [email protected]

 

 

New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) – Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

The state of New Mexico offers a loan repayment program to help health professionals, such as newly graduated nurses, pay off the education loans.  In particular, the state seeks advanced practice nurses and mental health professionals.  Financial assistance of up to $25,000 each year is available.

Eligibility includes a willingness to work full time within the state in medically underserviced areas.

Deadline: May

Contact: New Mexico Higher Education Department, Attn: Financial Aid Division 2048 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe NM 87505-2100

Telephone: 800 279-9777

 

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation offers the New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship to encourage rescue workers to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a rescue worker such as a firefighter, police officer or pre-hospital care provider.  The candidate must also have been accepted into to pre-licensed nursing program and have had a least one year of pre-hospital work experience.    A letter of reference from a current Emergency Nurses Association member is required.

Award:   2 awards of $2500
Deadline:  June 1

Contact:   Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation, 915 Lee Street, Des Plaines IL, 60016; (847) 460-4100

 

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

This organization helps students access a number of grants and scholarships that are available from colleges, the state of New York and the Federal Government.  Some of these scholarships are specific to children and spouses of persons lost in tragic plane crashes, or those of veterans lost or injured during conflicts.  There are also loan forgiveness programs specific to nursing faculty.

Each of these scholarships and awards has specific eligibility requirements, and most can be used to assist with nursing education costs.  Please visit the web site below for more in-depth detail and to apply for a scholarship.

Contact: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany New Yor 12255

Telephone: 518 473-1574 or 888 697-4372

 

Nicholas P. Richards Nursing Scholarship for Graduate Study
The State University of New York at New Paltz offers the Nicholas P. Richards Nursing Scholarship for Graduate Study to encourage nursing students to seek graduate level nursing degrees.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing degree program or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 3.5.  Preference is given to candidates with experience working in a hospice or palliative care environment.

Award:   $1000
Deadline:  June 1

Contact:   Dan Sistarenik, Director of Financial Aid, State University of New York at New Paltz, 75 South Manheim Boulevard, Suite 9, New Paltz NY, 12561-2443; (845) 257-3250; [email protected]

 

Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania

This not for profit foundation was created to help alleviate the nursing shortage, recruiting to students to the profession.  The award can be used to obtain an LPN, Diploma, AD, BSN, Masters or Doctoral level of nursing education.

Deadline: January 31

Contact: Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 801 East Park Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg PA 17111

Telephone: 717 909-0350

 

Non-resident Tuition Reduction and State Aid Program for Nursing
The Maryland Higher Education Commission offers the Non-resident Tuition Reduction and State Aid Program for Nursing.   The eligible candidate must not be a resident of Maryland, but must have enrolled part- for full-time at a two- or four-year Maryland college or university.  The candidate must agree to work as a full-time nurse for two or four years in the state of Maryland following graduation.

Award:   Not specified; tuition reduction
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Ellen Flemma, Program Administrator, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Office of Student Financial Assistance, 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis MD, 21401; (410) 260-4565; [email protected]

 

Norman Craven Scholarship

The Shore medical Center offers several nursing scholarships.  This particular scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Ocean City or Mainland regional High School who wishes to pursue a career as a nurse or allied health professional.

Contact: Shore Medical Center One East new York Avenue Somers Point NJ 08244

Telephone: 609 653-3500

 

North Carolina League for Nursing Scholarship
The Foundation for the Carolinas offers the North Carolina League for Nursing Scholarship to encourage North Carolina nursing students to pursue graduate level study.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing degree program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice program, or a graduate level degree program in a related field. The candidate must be resident of North Carolina.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   $500 – $6000
Deadline:  May 1

Contact:   The Foundation for the Carolinas, 217 South Tryon Street, Charlotte NC, 28202; (704) 973-4500

 

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority

The NCSEAA offers several scholarships for students seeking a career in nursing. In partnership with the state government and several universities and colleges, loans, scholarships and grants can be given to qualifying students who require financial assistance for their education.

Scholarships available:

North Carolina Masters Nurse Scholars Program – Graduate Program

http://www.ncseaa.edu/MNSP.htm

North Carolina Nurse Education Scholarship Loan Program

http://www.ncseaa.edu/NESLP.htm

North Carolina Nurse Scholars Program

http://www.ncseaa.edu/NSP.htm

North Carolina Community College Grant

North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship

North Carolina Legislative Tuition Grant

Contact: North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA), P.O. Box 14103, Research Triangle Park NC 27709

Telephone:  919 549-8614

Email: [email protected]

 

North Dakota Board of Nursing Education Loan Program

The board offers loan repayment to new graduating nurses at a rate of one dollar per hour of employment in a state of North Dakota health care institution.  The applicant applies once accepted in to an undergraduate or graduate nursing program.

Eligibility includes successful completion of the NCLEX examination within 180 days after graduating from a nursing program.

Contact: North Dakota Board of Nursing, 919 South 7th Street Suite 504, Bismarck ND 58504

Telephone: 701 328-9777

 

North Dakota Space Grant Consortium
The United Tribes Technical College offers the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium to encourage North Dakota students to pursue higher education in a variety of fields.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in North Dakota, pursuing a degree in nursing, tribal studies, science, math, environmental science, engineering or computer information.   The candidate must be a freshman enrolled at an accredited college or university.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   Not specified
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   The United Tribes Technical College, 3315 University Drive, Bismarck ND, 58504; (701) 255-3285; [email protected]

 

North Dakota State Student Incentive Grant Program
The Medcenter One College of Nursing offers the North Dakota State Student Incentive Grant Program to encourage students to pursue nursing careers by proving financial assistance.  The eligible candidate must be a full-time freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in good standing, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Medcenter One College of Nursing.    The candidate must not have already received a bachelor’s degree in any field.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award: $1500
Deadline:  April 15

Contact:   Medcenter One College of Nursing, 300 North Seventh Street, Bismark, ND 58501, (701) 323-6371

 

Nurse Support Program II – (NSP II) Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship and Living Expenses Grant

This program began as an initiative to recruit nurses for the state of Maryland. In so doing, grant monies are provided to increase the number of qualifies nursing faculty at schools of nursing (Masters or Doctoral level).

The scholarship and grant are administered separately. Only the living expense grant is based upon financial need.

Registered Nurse pursuing education needed to qualify as a faculty member may apply for these grants

Deadline: August 1 or April 1

Contact: Maryland Higher Education Committee, 6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore MD 21201

Telephone: 410 767-3301 or 800 974-0203

 

Nurses Care Scholarship

The South Carolina Nurses Foundation Inc provides several scholarships for nursing.  Though several are currently unavailable, due to economic times, this particular scholarship is funded through the sales of specialty nursing license plates.

Please visit the SCNF for further details and availability.

Contact: The South Carolina Nurses Foundation, Inc., 1821 Gadsden Street, Columbia SC 29201

Telephone: 803 252-4781

 

Nurses Educational Funds Scholarship

The NEF provides funding assistance to baccalaureate prepared nurses pursuing a Masters or Doctorate level education.  These funds are made possible through generous donations of supporters.  Applicants must be enrolled in either full time or part time studies in an approved and accredited program.

Eligibility includes a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.6

Contact: Nurses Education Funds Inc., 304 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor, New York NY 10010

Telephone: 212 590-2443

Email: [email protected]

 

Nurse Training Scholarship
The American Legion – Department of Oregon offers the Nurse Training Scholarship to provide families of veterans with educational opportunities through financial assistance.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Oregon and must be the child or wife of a deceased or disabled veteran.  The candidate must be entering the freshman year in a nursing program at an accredited college, university, hospital or nursing school.  Selection is based on academic achievement, aptitude, determination, financial need and character.

Award: $1500
Deadline:  June 1

Contact:   Chairman of Education, American Legion – Oregon, P.O. Box 1730, Wilsonville, OR 97070; (503) 682-3162

 

Nursing Alumni Endowed Scholarship (Class of May 1989)
Clemson University offers the Nursing Alumni Endowed Scholarship (Class of 1989) to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or senior nursing student at Clemson University with a GPA of at least 2.5.  The candidate must be a full-time student, taking at least 12 credits.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $1600; renewable
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Clemson University, Marvin Carmichael, Director of Financial Aid, Office of Financial Aid, G-01 Sikes Hall, Box 345123, Clemson, SC 29634; (803) 656-2280

 

Nursing Alumni Organization Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Sinclair School of Nursing offers three of these $1,000 scholarships each year to undergraduate students.  As an internal scholarship, applicants need only fill out one application to apply for any of the scholarships available.

Please contact the school of nursing for further details regarding eligibility.

Contact: MU Sinclair School of Nursing, S235 School of Nursing, Columbia Missouri 65211

Telephone: 573 882-0277

Email: [email protected]

 

Nursing Economic Foundation
The Nursing Economic Foundation offers Nursing Economics Foundation Scholarship to support graduate level nursing education. The eligible candidate must be a Registered Nurse in a Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management.  The candidate must also continue in the field of nursing administration, management, leadership, or education upon completion of degree program.

Award:  $5000
Deadline:  June 15

Contact:   Nursing Economic Foundation, East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08701; (856) 256-2300

 

Nursing Education BSN Loan/Scholarship Program – Mississippi

This program was created to help students afford their nursing education program, and at the same time address any nursing shortage in the state of Mississippi.  Amounts of $4,000 per year, to a total of $12,000 may be given.

Awards are given to nurses seeking to upgrade their educational level to masters prepared

Eligibility includes being a resident of Mississippi and enrolled either part time or full time in nursing studies. Applicants must also maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Deadline: March 31

Contact: Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson MS 39211

Telephone: 601 432-6997 or 800 327-2980

 

Nursing Education Loan
The North Dakota Board of Nursing offers the Nursing Education Loan to help students pursue careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or nursing school, pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, a Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  The candidate must be taking at least 6 credits.  Selection is based on financial need.

 

Award:  $1600 Loan
Deadline:  July 1

Contact:   Sally Bohmbach, Administrative Assistant, North Dakota Board of Nursing, 919 South 7th Street, Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504-5881; (701) 328-9777

 

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship – BSN
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning offers the Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship – BSN to encourage Mississippi students to pursue careers in nursing and to provide Mississippi with a stable supply of skilled nurses and teachers.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Mississippi and must be a junior or senior enrolled full-time or part-time.  Loan recipients may participate in the loan-to-service program by working as a nurse for one year for each year of loan received.

Award:  Up to $4000; renewable
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Student Financial Aid Office, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453; (601) 432-6997; [email protected]

 

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship –MSN or PhD
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning offers the Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship – MSN or PhD to encourage Mississippi nurses to pursue graduate level nursing study and to provide Mississippi with a stable supply of skilled nurses and teachers.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Mississippi and must be enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  Loan recipients may participate in the loan-to-service program by working as a nurse in Mississippi for one year for each year of loan received.

Award:  $5000; renewable
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Student Financial Aid Office, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453; (601) 432-6997; [email protected]

 

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship –RN to BSN
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning offers the Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship – RN to BSN to encourage Mississippi registered nurses to continue with their nursing education and to provide Mississippi with a stable supply of skilled nurses and teachers.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Mississippi, have a current Mississippi nursing license and must be a junior or senior enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  Loan recipients may participate in the loan-to-service program by working as a nurse in Mississippi for one year for each year of loan received.

Award:  $4000; renewable
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Student Financial Aid Office, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453; (601) 432-6997; [email protected]

 

 Nursing Education Teacher Stipend
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning offers the Nursing Education Teacher Stipend to encourage Mississippi registered nurses to continue with their nursing education and to provide Mississippi with a stable supply of skilled nurses and teachers.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Mississippi, have a current Mississippi nursing license and must be enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree or a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  Stipend recipients must agree to teach for one year in Mississippi accredited nursing school.

Award:  up to $12,000
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Student Financial Aid Office, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453; (601) 432-6997; [email protected]

 

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania Scholarship

For details about the nursing scholarships from this foundation and the application process, please contact them.

Contact: Pennsylvania State Nurses Association 2578 Interstate Drive, Suite 101, Harrisburg PA 17110

Telephone: 888 707-7762

Email: [email protected]

 

Nursing Fund Scholarship
The State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana offers the Nursing Fund Scholarship to encourage Indiana residents to pursue careers in nursing.  It was created in 1990 by the Indiana General Assembly.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Indiana and must be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.   The candidate must agree to work as a registered nurse providing direct care for 2 years in the state of Indiana following graduation.  The candidate must also have a GPA of at least 2.0 and demonstrate financial need.

 

Award:  $500
Deadline:

 

Contact:   Yvonne D. Heflin, Director of Special Programs, State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, W462 Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street; Indianapolis IN, 46204; 317 232-2350; [email protected]

 

 

Nursing Leadership Award
The College of New Rochelle offers the Nursing Leadership Award to a high school student entering the College of New Rochelle School of Nursing.  The eligible candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must have a GPA of at least 85, rank in the top 30% of his or her high school class and have a combined SAT of at least 950.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $11,000
Deadline:  March 31

Contact:   Ron Pollack, Director of Financial Aid, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle NY, 10805-2338; (914) 654-5224

 

Nursing Scholarship
The University of Missouri – Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, offers the Nursing Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing by providing financial support.   The Sinclair School of Nursing is dedicated to provide a rich learning environment for its students at  the bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate level to prepare them to provide high quality nursing care to Missouri residents and beyond.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled full-time at the Sinclair School of Nursing seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   Not specified.
Deadline:  Not specified.

Contact:   University of Missouri – Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, S235 Nursing Building, Columbia, MO 65211; (573) 882-0277

 

Nursing Scholarship
The Loyola University Chicago offers the Nursing Scholarship to encourage students to pursue careers in nursing.  The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral level nursing programs, as well as a variety of other health-related programs of study.  The eligible candidate must have been accepted to Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehof School of Nursing.  The candidate must rank in the top 25% of his or her high school class and must have a combined SAT core of at least 1180 or ACT of at least 26.

Award:   Not specified.
Deadline:  February

Contact:   Edward R. Moore, Scholarship Director, Loyola University Chicago, Office of Financial Aid, Lewis Towers, 820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (773) 508-3155; [email protected]

 

Nursing Scholarship
The Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) of Maine offers the Nursing Scholarship to encourage nursing students to pursue careers as operating room nurses.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Maine, enrolled at an accredited college, university or nursing school, pursing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The candidate must be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $200-400
Deadline:  March 25

Contact:   Martha Denison, AORN of ME Scholarship Committee, Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) of Maine, 2170 South Parker Road, Suite 400, Denver CO, 80231

 

Nursing Scholarship
Western Connecticut State University offers the Nursing Scholarship   to students pursuing careers in nursing.   It was established by an anonymous donor.   The nursing program at Western Connecticut State University offers a rich learning environment designed to engage the adult learner.  The eligible candidate must be a freshman, sophomore,  junior or senior in the Western State University Nursing Program, with a GPA of at least 3.0.  The candidate must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Award:   $500
Deadline:  Not specified

Contact:   Nancy Barton, Director of Financial Aid, Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810; 203 837-8580

 

Nursing Scholarship
OMNE: Nursing Leaders of Maine offers the Nursing Scholarship offers the Nursing Scholarship to Maine students to encourage them to pursue careers in nursing by providing financial assistance to help them complete their nursing education.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of Maine and must be enrolled in a nursing program in Maine, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  Selection is based on academic achievement and letters of recommendation.

Award:  $500
Deadline:  May 1

Contact:   Diane York, Rumford Hospital, 420 Franklin Street, Rumford ME, 04276

 

Nursing Scholarship
The Connecticut League for Nursing awards the Nursing Scholarship to encourage Connecticut students to pursue careers in nursing.  The Connecticut League for Nursing is the leading nursing organization in Connecticut that helps to provide access to education and resources about the field of nursing.  The eligible candidate must be resident of Connecticut.  The candidate may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student, studying nursing at an accredited college, university or school of nursing.  Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  October 15

Contact:   Connecticut League for Nursing, 377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D, Meriden CT, 06450; (203) 265-4248; [email protected]

 

Nursing Scholarship for Saint Scholastica Students
The Ordean Foundation offers the Nursing Scholarship for Saint Scholastica Students.  The Ordean Foundation was established in 1933 to provide educational opportunities to low-income residents of
Duluth pursuing careers in health care fields.  The eligible candidate must be a resident of the Duluth, Minnesota area and must be a junior or senior enrolled at the College of Saint Scholastica pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing.  Selection will be based on financial need and academic achievement.

Award:  $3000
Deadline:  April 1

Contact:   Trish Johnson, College of Saint Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811; (218) 723-6656

 

Nursing Scholastic Achievement Scholarship
Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. offers the Nursing Scholastic Achievement Scholarship to active members of the Lutheran Church who are pursuing careers in nursing.  The eligible candidate must be a junior, senior or graduate student studying nursing at an accredited college, university or nursing school with a GPA of at least 3.0.  The candidate must also have completed at least 100 hours of work with people with developmental disabilities. A letter of recommendation from the candidate’s pastor is required.

Award:  $1500
Deadline:  April 15

Contact:   Thomas Heuer, Coordinator of Outreach Programs and Services, Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc., National Christian Resource Center, 600 Hoffmann Drive, Watertown WI, 53094; 800 369-4636, extension 4449; [email protected]

 

Nursing Student Assistant Award
The University of Oklahoma offers the Nursing Student Assistant Award to offer financial support to students working toward a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  The eligible candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Oklahoma.  The candidate must be enrolled at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Nursing pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and an interview.

Award:  $2000
Deadline:  July 10

Contact:   University of Oklahoma, Physician Commission Manpower Training, Office of Financial Aid, 1000 Asp Avenue, Buchanan Hall, Room 216, Norman OK, 73019; 405 325-1859

 

Nursing Scholarship
The Michigan League for Nursing awards the Nursing Scholarship to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in a nursing program in Michigan.  The eligible candidate must be pursuing a Licensed Practical Nurse certificate, an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at an accredited college, university of nursing school in Michigan.  The candidate must have already completed at least one nursing clinical course and received a grade of “C” or better.

Award:  $1000
Deadline:  March 1

Contact:   Connie Siteri, Office Manager, Michigan League for Nursing, 2410 Woodlake Drive, Okemos MI, 48864; (734) 427-1900; [email protected]

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